Third Generation

9. clarenceberry Irwin Clarence Isadore Berry33 (Emma Jane Miller-3, Emily L. Manson-2, Capt. Jean Francois-1) was born on 5 January 1896 in Jackson Twp., Paulding Co., Ohio.14,33,63
      He appeared in a WW I draft registration record on 5 June 1917 in Gladwin Co., Michigan.33 Clarence gives his address as Beaverton Michigan. He states that he is a farmer employed by G??? Answeller in Tobacco Twp., Gladwin Co., Michigan. He states that his dependents are his wife & child and mother & father. He is described as being short of medium build with brown eyes and hair. He signed his name Clarence Berry. His registration card gives his full name as Clarence Isadore Berry.
      Clarence served in the Army from 26 May 1918 to 18 Jul 1919 i the United States.103
      He appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.64 The 1930 census has Clarence's family as: Clarence Berry [Wints Dairy milk man] a.32, Emma a.25 & William C. James [boarder] a.50.
      Clarence appeared in the census on 9 April 1940 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.65 The 1940 census has Clarence's family as: Clarence Berry [court house clerical work] a.44, Emma a.34 & James Schilling [son] a.17. It is assumed that James is either a stepson or an adopted stepson.
      He died on 19 June 1984 at the age of 88 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.50,66
      He was buried after 19 June 1984 in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.19

Irwin Clarence Isadore Berry and Luzella "Zella" Rockefeller (daughter of Walter W. Rockefeller and Luzie "Lucy" Gibb) were married on 9 December 1915 in Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan.40
Luzella "Zella" Rockefeller was born in 1894 in Tuscola Co., Michigan.40,67

Irwin Clarence Isadore Berry and Minnie Gates (daughter of Fred Gates and Mary Hutchinson) were married on 6 November 1920 in Waterford, Oakland Co., Michigan.40 Minnie married with the surname Catlin. Clarence is shown as Irwin C. Berry in this record.
Minnie Gates was born in 1893 in Milford, Oakland Co., Michigan.40

Irwin Clarence Isadore Berry and Emma May Ohls (daughter of Lorenzo Ohls and Delia Skidmore) were married before 1930 in Michigan.68
emmaohls Emma May Ohls was born on 14 March 1905 in Wyman, Montcalm Co., Michigan.15,68
      She died on 13 January 1942 at the age of 36 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.15
      She appeared in a newspaper obituary on 14 January 1942 in Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.69 Emma's obituary reads: "MRS. EMMA M. BERRY DIES AT HOSPITAL - Funeral Service WILL BE HELD AT 1:30 P. M. Friday - Mrs. Emma May Berry, 36,of 69 Parkhurst street. died Tuesday at Pontiac General hospital following an illness of three days. Mrs. Berry was born in Wyman March 14, 1905, the daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Ohls and later was married to Clarence E. Berry. She was a member of the Alliance tabernacle and lived Pontiac 18 years coming from Owosso. Besides her husband she 1eaves two children. Mrs. Margaret Bellehuemer of Holly and James Shilling of camp Hulen, Tex.; eleven brothers & sisters, Mrs. Edith Allor, Pontiac; Mrs. Louise Kerns, Detroit; Mrs. Leith Hosse, Mt. Clemens; Anna Ohls, Mt. Clemens; Bernice, Indianapolis, Ind.; Nina Jackson; Ray and Roscoe Ohls, Lansing; Thomas and William, Mecosta; Grant Frabe, Grand Haven. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p. m. Friday at the Alliance tabernacle with the Rev. H. L. Sheffield officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery. The body will be taken from Voorbees funeral home to the residence this afternoon, where a prayer service will be held at 1 p. m. Friday."
      Emma was buried on 16 February 1942 in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.15